Mike Green scored 19 points and took control during a late first-half run that carried Butler (No. 12 ESPN/USA Today, No. 14 AP) to a 66-50 victory in the conference tournament semifinals Saturday night.
Pete Campbell scored 17 points, Mike Green added 16, and Butler (No. 11 ESPN/USA Today; No. 13 AP) avenged one of its two losses this season with a 71-45 rout of Illinois-Chicago on Monday night.